by Maria Vittone~ Without being conscious of it, we still make career decisions based partly on gender. If we do choose to break the gender mold, it is often a difficult decision that brings men and women up against social barriers that they may not have considered: male/female communication styles are different; unconscious bias and … Continue reading We Still Make Career Decisions Based Partly on Gender
Who are you and what do you do? I’m Jeff Miller. I work at Minnesota State as the Career Pathways Director and have been in this role since August of 2018. My work here is one of the most rewarding professional experiences I have ever been a part of; I get to work with many … Continue reading Meet Jeff Miller: Career and Technical Education Pathways Director at Minnesota State
We asked William to share his story and dish advice to young people in honor of career and technical education month in Minnesota and across the country. William is the "2018 Business Leader of the Year" named by the Association for Career and Technical Education. Who are you and what do you do? I was … Continue reading Meet William J. Nelson
by Mark Schultz~ When an individual has spent time incarcerated and finally gets released, they may leave with a little bit of money, the clothes on their back and a bus ticket – but they also leave with something else…a stigma that can, and often does, become their master status. That is to say that … Continue reading Benefits of Hiring Recently Released Individuals
by Denise Felder Career advisers and business leaders agree: Having a mentor is an important and effective way to increase your career success. Students and new professionals in all fields are encouraged to find an experienced manager or employee to give them advice and guide them in their professional journeys. “Mentors have not only taught … Continue reading Are Mentors Still Needed In Today’s Workplace?
Looking ahead to Generation Z By Prianka Srinivasan January 23, 2017 The Next Big Glue-Collar Job is Coding By Clive Thompson Wired February 8, 2017 Women in the labor force: a databook BLS Reports: report 1065 April 2017 Why Some Cities and States Are Footing the Bill for Community College By Ronald Brownstein The Atlantic … Continue reading MN FutureWork Series Twenty-One
Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017 By Sharon Florentine CIO February 13, 2017 Help wanted: Workers finally benefit as labor shortage expands By Laurent Belsie Christian Science Monitor March 10, 2017 Jobless Futures? Athena Shaping Tomorrow March 29, 2017 These students lack enough data to make informed choices about their major By Jillian Berman … Continue reading MN FutureWork Series Twenty
7 Reasons to Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant By Peter Jones Chicago Tribune March 17, 2017 Industry and academia need to work together to close the skills gap By Leah Jewell Pearson Internet of Things Talent Consortium March 29, 2017 How Do People Find Jobs? R. Jason Faberman, Andreas I. Mueller, Ayşegül Şahin, Rachel Schuh, … Continue reading MN FutureWork Series Twenty-One